SA banks race to transition to marketplace banking
Ndabeni-Abrahams meets SAPO, Postbank boards amid social grant tiff
The minister implores the boards to fast-track the digitisation of banking services, as squabbles about R350 relief grants take centre stage.
Mastercard intros SME-in-a-Box to help businesses go digital
The new low-cost payments solution enables small companies to accept a range of digital payments, allowing them to take their businesses online.
Ukheshe named finalist in Ecobank Fintech Challenge
The South African microbanking platform plans to use the challenge to drive its objectives of reaching Africa’s unbanked.
SA insurtech Inclusivity catches Lloyd’s attention in UK
The Cape Town-based start-up makes the new cohort of disruptors that will join the Lloyd’s Lab innovation accelerator programme.
The evolution of digital payments in the ‘new normal'
As consumers adjust to an increasingly digital reality and hygiene hyper-awareness, agile, secure, connected and digitally-enabled payments will become the norm.
Naspers-backed Luno in deal for crypto savings accounts
The exchange partners with Genesis, a provider of digital currency brokerage services, to enable traders to earn interest on their crypto holdings.
Online insurance product deluge from SA’s big banks
The financial institutions have introduced several digital insurance products amid the lockdown and pressure from start-ups.
Standard Bank, Silicon Cape deal targets local fintech start-ups
The organisations want to help support SA’s tech start-up ecosystem and develop innovative solutions for the financial services industry
Crypto marketplace Paxful targets 2m more users in 2020
The future of the Bitcoin economy depends on moving away from toxic speculative activity and building trust, say Paxful’s co-founders.